Ksenia Z.
Optional/ compulsory Hast du (dir) heute Morgen die Zähne geputzt? Hast du (dir) schon die Hände gewaschen? Is "dir" optional in such cases?
Jul 5, 2019 8:47 AM
Answers · 4
When we talk fast, we might skip the reflexive pronoun. But it is better to say it correctly (sich die Zähne putzen, sich die Hände waschen). In writing, I would consider it a mistake.
July 5, 2019
Thank you, Bjoern
July 5, 2019
Dear Ksenia, Yes it is optional
July 5, 2019
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